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conference

The MA three-minute dissertation competition provides an opportunity for our postgraduate students on the MA English, MA Global Affairs and Politics and MA History programmes to deliver research presentations in just three minutes and with one slide. 

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webinar

In this one hour webinar, Andy Bloor, Programme Leader, will provide detailed information about the iQTS course. If you're considering joining the iQTS course this September, this webinar will help you to find all the information you'll need.

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seminar

Join academics from the Discipline of Humanities to hear them present cutting-edge and innovative research they have conducted on a wide range of themes. 

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Join Professor Claude Roux from the Centre for Forensic Science, University of Technology Sydney, for a presentation on his work within Forensic Science. 

Upcoming events

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public lecture

The Postgraduate Researcher Showcase has speakers from across the humanities presenting an overview or one aspect in detail of their in-progress PhD projects.

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conference

As a part of their degree, second-year Literature and History students take part in an annual public conference, where they present a series of papers based around the theme of Power, Authority and Subversion.

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conference

This year’s annual Inclusion Conference is focused on Cultural Intelligence (CQ). We will explore how we use cultural intelligence to cross boundaries and engage with communities. We will discover how cultural intelligence enables us to interact in unfamiliar settings with confidence and assurance, recognising cultural differences and adapting. 

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webinar

During this hour long webinar, we'll take you through how online learning works and what you can expect as an online student with the University of Derby.

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workshop

Due to the demand for sonographers to train in DVTs and carotids regionally, we would like to encourage sonographers to take an interest in this study day. The event will consist of introductory lectures followed by two demonstration sessions featuring live scanning of volunteers.

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open day

Join us at our Undergraduate Open Day where you will be able to meet our teaching teams and students and explore our facilities and award-winning accommodation.

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After a few years of hibernation, we are thrilled to announce that the University of Derby's Nature Connections Conference will return in 2024. This event will bring together researchers and practitioners interested in nature connection to share and discuss the latest research, ideas, and applications in the field.

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workshop

This week long Research Methods Summer School offers workshop sessions covering topics from non-traditional data collection, Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), reflexive Thematic Analysis, scale development and validation, moderation and mediation, and systematic review and meta-analysis. 

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workshop

This face-to-face session will introduce non-traditional data collection methods including photovoice/elicitation and media resources including YouTube videos, newspapers and television shows.

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This interactive, face-to-face, workshop is ideal for students, and academics across all levels. Participants will be introduced to the epistemology that underpins IPA, discuss research questions and IPA interview/focus group schedule design, review the stages involved in analysis, and have time to work through a given data set at a level ‘beyond description’. 

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workshop

Thematic analysis is a qualitative research method that is used to identify patterns within data. It can be used in a variety of ways to both describe and interpret findings.

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Learners will be introduced to scale development approaches and processes including item generation and review. Learners will then cover the purpose and methods of factor analysis. Finally, methods of validity and reliability checking will be reviewed.

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workshop

Learners will be introduced to PROCESS mediation and the single mediator model. In addition to parallel mediators and direct, indirect, and total effects. Learners will also be guided in the interpretations and fundamentals of moderation. Finally, learners will review the testing, interpreting, and visualising of interactions.

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conference

The main objective of the CivicLAB Conference is to provide a supportive and creative environment for academics, creative and cultural industry professionals and freelance artists to share their insights on research and practice through a place-based approach to knowledge generation.

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workshop

Participants will be introduced to the key stages of systematic reviews, and how to develop a review protocol and a search strategy. The session will also introduce how to conduct data extraction, risk of bias assessment and effect sizes in systematic reviews.

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workshop

Communication and breaking bad news are some of the most difficult things to learn in Obstetrics. This study day features several presentations from professionals involved with different stages of the pregnancy journey (including CMW, EPA nurse, fetal medicine consultant and the bereavement midwife).

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conference

Tree Cultures at Kew will bring together researchers and professionals from the arboreal humanities to explore how we understand and regard the value of trees in the cultural imagination. 

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open day

Visit us for our on-campus Postgraduate Open Event to find out more about postgraduate study at Derby.

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webinar

During this hour long webinar, we'll take you through how online learning works and what you can expect as an online student with the University of Derby.

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webinar

During this hour long webinar, we'll take you through how online learning works and what you can expect as an online student with the University of Derby.